Archive for February, 2013

Herbalife Shares Up on Icahn Deal – Wall Street Journal


Forbes
Herbalife Shares Up on Icahn Deal
Wall Street Journal
Nutritional-supplement maker Herbalife Ltd. said it reached an agreement with billionaire investor Carl Icahn's investment arm to name two of its nominees to its board, increasing its size to 11 from nine. Shares in the Los Angeles-based company were
Fighting Ackman, Herbalife Sews Closer Ties With IcahnForbes
Herbalife to add two Icahn representatives to its boardReuters
Icahn Gains 2 Seats on Herbalife's BoardNew York Times
Fox Business –Bloomberg
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Herbalife to add two Icahn representatives to its board – Reuters


Forbes
Herbalife to add two Icahn representatives to its board
Reuters
Thursday's move by Icahn, one of the world's best known investors, spells bad news for William Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management, who has a large bet against the company based on his view that Herbalife is a "pyramid scheme." Following
Fighting Ackman, Herbalife Sews Closer Ties With IcahnForbes
Icahn Gains 2 Seats on Herbalife's BoardNew York Times
Herbalife Embraces Icahn: Will Nominate Two Reps to BoardWall Street Journal (blog)
Bloomberg –MarketWatch –MiamiHerald.com
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Fighting Ackman, Herbalife Sews Closer Ties With Icahn – Forbes


Forbes
Fighting Ackman, Herbalife Sews Closer Ties With Icahn
Forbes
Icahn owns approximately 13.6% of Herbalife's shares, and as part of the arrangement his entities have agreed to provisions including a standstill and to vote all shares in favor of the Board's director nominees at the company's annual meeting
Icahn Gains 2 Seats on Herbalife's BoardNew York Times
Herbalife Embraces Icahn: Will Nominate Two Reps to BoardWall Street Journal (blog)
Herbalife to Add Two Board Members Chosen by Carl IcahnBloomberg
Fox Business –Reuters –MiamiHerald.com
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BRIEF-Herbalife shares up 5.6 pct after it says will increase size of board
Reuters
Related Topics. Stocks » · Markets ». NEW YORK | Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:33pm EST. NEW YORK Feb 28 (Reuters) – Herbalife Ltd : * Shares were up 5.6 percent, gaining after it said will increase the size of its board of directors. Stocks · Markets

Popcorn! Peanuts! Amway Energy Drinks! – BevNET.com


New York Magazine
Popcorn! Peanuts! Amway Energy Drinks!
BevNET.com
Amway (yes, that Amway) has opened up its first U.S. storefront in a rather odd place: Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, according to a recent article in The New York Times. The multi-billion dollar direct seller of household and consumer goods
Everything About This Mets-Amway Business Is Just BafflingNew York Magazine
New York Mets Team Up With AmwayReason
Amway Partnership Latest Sign Mets Will Never Change Under Fred WilponBleacher Report
National Review Online (blog) –Deadspin –New York Business Journal
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Did Herbalife commit PR Malpractice? – Forbes

Did Herbalife commit PR Malpractice?
Forbes
Herbalife was back in the news again last week with the announcement of Carl Icahn's position in the company made public partially through his regulatory filings. The news prompted a round of analysis of Icahn and Bill Ackman (Pershing Square Capital)

Still No Herbalife In 13F ETFs – Seeking Alpha

Still No Herbalife In 13F ETFs
Seeking Alpha
Despite all the acrimony and controversy surrounding Herbalife (HLF), the stock Pershing Square Capital Founder Bill Ackman is short (and rival Carl Icahn is long), shares of the multi-level marketer are not significant components in ETFs. In theory

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Legendary Short-Seller Jim Chanos Explains Why He Would Never Invest In
Business Insider
Chanos, who said he doesn't "have a dog in the Herbalife hunt", is a big skeptic of the multi-level marketing model. "I think any business that's dependent ultimately on pulling the wool over your customers whether its the distributors who take on more

Shaklee Corporation Launches Shaklee 180™ A Revolutionary New Weight
PR Newswire (press release)
PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Millions of Americans struggle with their weight, trying and repeatedly failing to stick to a healthy eating and exercise plan. Shaklee Corporation, the number one natural nutrition company in the U.S.,

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NU SKIN ENTERPRISES, INC. : Vitality and Growth- Research Report on Avon
4-traders (press release)
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